Pair of Shoe Buckles

1786-1793 (made)
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Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pair of silver shoe buckles. High-arched rounded rectangular shape. Rims are pierced and with beading separating outer and inner rims. With the maker's mark 'CH'. Oval King's head duty mark. Chapes of steel.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Shoe Buckle
  • Shoe Buckle
Materials and Techniques
Silver and steel, beaded and pierced
Brief Description
Pair of silver shoe buckles, made by Charles Houghton, England, 1786-1793
Physical Description
Pair of silver shoe buckles. High-arched rounded rectangular shape. Rims are pierced and with beading separating outer and inner rims. With the maker's mark 'CH'. Oval King's head duty mark. Chapes of steel.
Dimensions
  • Width: 6.2cm
  • Length: 7.7cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'CH' (Maker's mark, for Charles Houghton)
  • Oval King's head (Duty mark)
Collection
Accession Number
T.315&A-1982

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record createdApril 15, 2009
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